Breaking the Fine Rain of Death: African American Health Issues and a Womanist Ethic of Care

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Continuum, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 214 pages
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Townes describes the lamentable history of health care in African American communities, offers models of care that have worked, and provides practical recommendations that are both sensitive to class and cultural context, and relevant to the needs of the Black Church and the African American community.

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Contents

To Heal the Wounded Spirit
1
The Formfulness of Communal Lament
9
Health Care in the United States
26
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Emilie M. Townes is Professor of Christian Social Ethics and Black Church Ministries at Saint Paul School of Theology, Kansas City, Missouri.

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